Since 2011 she is professor for Health Sciences and quantitative Methods in the Department Health Sciences at the HAW Hamburg.
She trained as a nurse, social worker and health scientist and holds a doctorate in Public Health (Dr. PH) since 2009. She also is the head of the Department Health Sciences HAW Hamburg.
Her expertise is in violence and public health and population measurement methods. Also she is working with different kind of statistical programs. She lectures research methods, statistics in bachelor, master and PhD programs, and health pedagogic.